Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
The Happ Inn Bar & Grill, 305 Happ Road, Northfield
NCJW Chicago North Shore
2017 Installation Celebration
Featuring Key Note Address From
Executive Director, University of Chicago Pozen Family Center for Human Rights
NCJW Chicago North Shore 2017-2018 Slate of Officers
Co-President – Tina Cantrell*
Co-President – Donna Gutman*
Treasurer – Stacy Saef*
Secretary – Merle Gross**
Immediate Past President
|Lorna Cohen*||Laurie Grauer*||Carole Levine**|
|Marcie Levy**||Jill Lexier*||Tracy Loewenthal**|
|Maria G Medina**||Beth Najberg*||Robbie Schreiber**|
|Deborah Vietinghoff**||Anita Weinstein**|
|* Term Ends in 2018
** Term Ends in 2019
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Susan Gzesh is the Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and a Senior Lecturer in the College, appointed in 2001 after two decades practicing law and teaching as a part-time Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School beginning in 1992. She directs Pozen Center activities including the Human Rights Internship program, support for research, teaching, and events, as well as Center fundraising and outreach.
Gzesh teaches courses on contemporary issues in human rights, the human rights of aliens and citizens, human rights in Mexico, and the use of international human rights norms in the United States. She coordinates the Pozen Center’s Human Rights Study Abroad program in Vienna, Austria. She supervises students on B.A. and M.A. theses and advises on PhD dissertation projects.
Her research interests include the inter-relationship between human rights and migration policy, the domestic application of international human rights norms, and Mexico-U.S. relations. In addition to teaching, she directs a broad range of activities in the PFCHR including an internship program, public events, and faculty initiatives on topics including Migration and Human Rights and Health and Human Rights. She serves on the faculty committee of the Center for Latin American Studies. Click here to learn more.